Breastfeeding Training for Local WIC Staff

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Using Loving Support to Grow and Glow in WIC

This training is for all NEW WIC Staff to provide them with the knowledge and skills they need to promote and support breastfeeding.  This comprehensive program provides evidence-based information along with opportunities to practice new skills in the areas of communication, encouraging exclusive breastfeeding, how the breast makes milk, common breastfeeding concerns, and how to help mothers continue breastfeeding when they are away from their baby.

Who is required to attend?
All NEW local agency WIC staff are required to attend this training, within six months of date of hire.  Nutritionist and CPAs must attend both days of training and all other staff (WIC Coordinators, WIC Clerks, HPAs, Certifiers, etc.) need to only attend the first day, with the second day being optional.

Location and Dates of Training

Jefferson City - February 21 & 22, 2018
Liberty - March 7 & 8, 2018
Springfield - March 21 & 22, 2018
St. Louis - May 2 & 3, 2018
Jefferson City - June 6 & 7, 2018
Jefferson City - September 19 & 20, 2018


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How to register?
Click here to register.

Contact Jamie Larson at 573-526-5270 or email with questions about the training.